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David Turnley Documents Plight of Ukrainians

David Turnley, Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and retired Stamps professor, is in Ukraine and Poland, capturing in real time the story of Ukrainians fleeing as their country is under attack by Russia.

David Turnley with displaced Ukranian children on train

On March 18, Turnley shared an update of his coverage, with a video documenting an hours-long journey by train from Ukraine to the border of Poland with people fleeing from the conflict in their homeland. It is an essay he calls Guess How Much I Love You.”

David also recently joined CNN anchor Anderson Cooper for an interview to describe his first-hand accounts of the situation.

Turnley is continuing his work in Eastern Europe along with his brother, famed photographer Peter Turnley, a University of Michigan alum. On March 11, Peter narrated his observations of the Ukrainian crisis for CNN, noting the resolute resilience of the people leaving their homes for an uncertain future.